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  • Men stacking firewood : general view [2]

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of three Chinese men stacking bundles of firewood near a jetty as there are several sails in the background of the picture. The firewood could be transported to be sold. Digitised from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Cane Basket shops". Part of a compiled...
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  • Chinese woman street vendor : front view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of an old Chinese woman street vendor sitting at the side of the road probably in Chinatown. She seems to be a fortune teller. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by : R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship Co., Ltd. Singapore."
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  • Chinese girl at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, circa 1950s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a small girl under a parasol in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. She is wearing her ethnic costume, a cheongsam, while walking in the gardens. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
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  • Chinese lady eating at a street stall : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese lady squatting at the side of the road, probably in Chinatown. She seems to be enjoying a meal at a street stall. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
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  • Chinese female street vendor, 1950s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
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  • Men stacking firewood : general view [1]

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of three Chinese men stacking bundles of firewood near a jetty as there are several sails in the background of the picture. The firewood could be transported to be sold. Digitised from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Cane Basket shops"."Photographs by R.K. Tyers. Staff...
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  • Men selling firewood : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of two Chinese men selling firewood. The firewood has been stacked and tied in bundles. It is a very important necessity in households as it is needed to do things such as starting a fire, and cooking. Digitised from an album page containing 5 photographs...
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  • Very attractive : full-length portrait

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese lady who seems to have just arrived at a Chinese wedding. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."
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  • Chinese men rowing a boat in 1905 : action

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1905 photograph has the handwritten words "Chinese in Malay boat. Singapore. 3.03. 1905" on the back. This photograph shows six Chinese men rowing a sampan, a canoe-like coastal craft propelled by oars. It is used for fishing and short range transportation.
  • Chinese lady selling dried prawns : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese lady squatting, holding a woven basket full of her goods which she wants to sell. It is revealed in the caption that she is selling dried prawns. Digitized from an album page containing 3 photographs described collectively as "Singapore Market Scenes". Part...
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  • Chinese labourer, circa 1950s

    Economy · Personalities · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese labourer taken when he was onboard a boat. Labourers were typically used for hard manual work and back-breaking tasks such as loading and unloading cargo. It was a common sight in early Singapore to see such labourers carrying gunny sacks filled with...
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  • Chinese ladies : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of four Chinese ladies, dressed in traditional Cheongsams, posing for the camera. In the background, there is a group of people who are probably waiting at a hotel lobby in Singapore. Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as "Malayan Airways". Part...
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  • Time means nothing : half-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a Chinese sailor who is wearing a conical Asian hat, taking a break from the heat using ripped Burlap sacks as shelters while posing for the photographer. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP...
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  • Old Chinese woman and child : two people

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of an old Chinese woman sitting at the side of the road with a young child standing next to her, who could probably be her grandchild. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD....
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  • Mrs Lee Kip Lin and friends : group photograph [2]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a half-length portrait of Mrs Lee Kip Lin, and three of her friends, taken at the grounds of Changi Airport. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Chinese lady : profile

    Geography and Travels · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph shows a bespectacled Chinese lady, who is a friend of Mrs. Lee Kip Lin, at Changi Airport. She is wearing a dress and carries a shoulder bag. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mrs Lee Kip Lin and friends : group photograph [3]

    Arts · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a full-length portrait of Mrs Lee Kip Lin, and four of her friends, taken at the grounds of Changi Airport. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mrs Lee Kip Lin and friends : group photograph [1]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph shows Mrs Lee Kip Lin, with two of her friends at Changi Airport. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Lim Soo How, 1970 : front view

    Arts · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows Lim Soo How, sitting inside his house at no. 19 Amber Road. Amber Road is named after Amber Elias, whose family were prominent land and estate owners in the Katong area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Photograph of a woman : close-up [1]

    Arts · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1994 photograph shows a reproduced photograph of a woman. The reproduced photograph was probably taken in a studio. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Photograph of a woman and a boy : close-up

    Arts · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1994 photograph shows a reproduced photograph of a woman and a boy. The reproduced photograph was probably taken in a studio. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Ah Kew : full-length portrait [2]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows an elderly lady named Ah Kew, sitting on a chair and posing for a photograph against a louvre door. She is wearing a traditional Chinese outfit of long-sleeved shirt and pants, and a pair of Chinese slippers. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Ah Kew : half-length portrait [2]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a bespectacled elderly lady named Ah Kew, sitting on a chair and posing for a photograph against a louvre door. She is wearing a traditional Chinese long-sleeved shirt. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Ah Kew : half-length portrait [1]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a bespectacled elderly lady named Ah Kew, sitting on a chair and posing for a photograph against a louvre door. She is wearing a traditional Chinese long-sleeved shirt. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available